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Windows Explorer Alternatives Issues, problems opening files in them..

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#1 Zandicot


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Posted 26 October 2013 - 01:47 AM

Have an issue with Windows Explorer Alternatives (Double Commander, 2xEplorer & FreeCommander)
getting the Right Mouse Options to appear after highlighting a file & clicking, can take about
10 Seconds on average for options to appear, if at all as it seems to time out.

Also when opening a file, double clicking say, an Mp3 or Pic File it to can take about 10 seconds
to open, if at all.

Folders & Exe Files cause no issues & options are instantly available as normal with them.
The problems occour when trying to open Mp3,Text & Picture Files.I have a couple of programs
on Right Mouse options to edit or delete files etc.

The kicker is that when I use Windows Explorer all things work fine, no issues. I can
use this at the moment to do work but miss the other programs advantages & am having
to switch between them.

I Have loadsa a space on my drive & plenty of Ram.I Defrag Regularly & run Various Malware
programs to check files.Anti Virus is up to date etc.

Can anyone help with this unusual problem??

Running Windows XP with SP3

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#2 Zandicot

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Posted 27 October 2013 - 06:08 AM


As I Run Zonealarm Free on this computer I have just noticed that the free Anti-Virus package
that comes with it was activating itself & this was causing the issue in the Windows Explorer
Alternatives ONLY!!

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